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agree with you. they're not going to drop. >> that's not -- hold on a second, guys. jonathan, i'm coming to you. that's not quite the argument i was making here. the argument is this is one example of a way for states to save money. i'm not saying it's going to bring down everybody's property taxes, but it's one example of righting the wrongs of a state budget. >> maybe it leaves behind more money for those kids at school that need the attention. maybe you keep the money in the school system and put it where it needs the attention. let kids that don't need the aattention achieve and move on. >> jonathan? >> if you really wanted to help the taxpayers and kids, you'd privatize the tax system. that's never going to happen. >> is there anyone wondering the true agenda? they don't want to fix public schools, they want to destroy them. right there, you heard it. >> absolutely, because you've got $600 billion in state and federal funds that as the panel has pointed out gets flushed down the toilet year after year. accelerated kids have always performed in social and -- >> let's talk about new j
. jonathan is in new york. cannot win for losing. it is always tough for the moderators. >>jonathan: a dirty job but someone has to do it. whatever james -- jim lehrer does tonight he will be criticized. remember, the candidates in the republican primaries, we ask them attacking the moderators from the state. gingrich did it with wrong king of cnn and our own juan williams during the republican primaries. our senior political analyst brit hume has been in this position. here is his take on the job difficulties. >> you are at the center of attention but you don't want to be. you want the candidate to be the story, you want to facilitate that. you have to be firm enough and sharpen your questioning enough so it makes for an interesting debate and be careful not to cross the line to where it looks like you are favoring one candidate over another. >>jonathan: he says he things it is unlikely the candidates themselves will attack the moderator tonight because he says while that may happen in a primary contest it is far less likely to happen with these candidates trying to look presidential tonigh
correspondent, jonathan hunt, is like with the news. tensions are clearly still very high along that border. >>jonathan: they are. syria share as lengthy border with turkey. it is just on the syrian side of that border where the rebels are in many towns the strongest. it is across that border that many of the refugees from the civil war in syria have fled. it is a border that turkey says it has the right and more importantly, perhaps, the ability to defend. in so doing, at the moment, it has the complete support of the united states. listen. >> from our perspective, the response that turkey made was appropriate. it also was designed to strengthen the deterrent effect so these kind of things don't happen again. it was proportional. >>jonathan: the syrian government apologized saying it was an accident and most experts would say syria has little to gain from starting a war with turkey. they believe that it probably was a mistake. it doesn't make it any less of a dangerous mistake. >>trace: syria has a ton to lose. this is action on this at the united nations? >>jonathan: "action" is a relativ
. jonathan hunt is at the united nations again today. jonathan, any chance of concrete action from the u.n. on this? >>jonathan: very little from the u.n. itself. on the sidelines of this week's united nations general assembly, there is a meeting going on right now here in new york city of the so-called "friends of syria" group. secretary of state, hillary clinton is at the meeting and she has announced today there will be an extra $45 million sent by the united states to aid the rebels, the so-called nonlethal aid including helping them organize and buying them communications equipment. as for the u.n. itself, this is pressure little action despite the words we have heard continually from almost every speaker in the john assembly podium this week. >> the regime of bashar al-assad must come to an end so the suffering of the syrian people can stop. >> this is a calamity. >> the future for syria is a future without assad. >>jonathan: that future can only be achieved with action from the u.n. that takes security council action as long as russia and china continue to resist that, and it will
reports that because iran will not fully cooperate, it cannot confirm that. jonathan hunt joins us live. big surprise, the iranian president railing against israel, the same as we heard last week at the u.n. >>jonathan: picking up where he left off in his speech to the u.n. general assembly, saying that iran essentially has nothing whatever to fear from potential israeli attack against the nuclear facility. he has said repeatedly there is no excuse whatever for israel to attack iran but he says if israel does, this is only one outcome that will take place. >> listen. >> the iranian nation knows what it has to do. the iranian nation has never been invaded and never attacked others. however, it has been an excellent defender. it has defended so invaders are less for dreadful. >>jonathan: president president ahmadinejad has repeated that iran's nuclear program is purely for peaceful purposes and has defended, again, iran's right to pursue what he calls "nuclear energy." trace? >>trace: what do we know of the evidence of the international sanctions having effect on the currency in iran? >>j
from the allies. "the fox report's" chief correspondent jonathan hunt live in new york city. the united nations security council has just condemned syrians attack. what do we know? >> just in the last hour we got a statement sphrt security council. it took a lot of talking to get there today because the russians, syria's most important and most ardent ally wanted to soften the language in this statement. in the end, the statement condemned the syrian action in what it called the strongest possible terms. it warned of a widening conflict and called for restraints. the statement was read out by the statement of the security council is. listen. >> the members of the council demanded that such violations of international law stop immediately and are not repeated. the members of the security council. [coughing] called on the syrian government to fully respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of its neighbors. >> significantly what was missing from the statement was any threat of consequences if syria does not respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of its neighbors, trace.
correspondent is working the united nations today. jonathan, according to the syrian foreign minister is not responsible for the civil war in his country. >>jonathan: to hear it from the syrian foreign minister this is a war that has nothing whatever to do with the desire for greater freedom or democracy, it is all about terror groups who are attacking the syrian government and their representatives. according to the syrian foreign minister, those groups are being aided, abetted, and encouraged by foreign countries, including the united states. listen. >> syria has lost thousands of marchers from among the military ranks as a prize -- price for the effort to defend the syrian state and its citizens and the state of this global terrorist campaign. >>jonathan: from the syrian foreign minister the government and the security forces are entirely innocent and simply fighting a war of self-defense. >>shepard: as has seemed to be the case for a while, not a lot of ideas about how to move forward. >>jonathan: it is extraordinarily from listening to the leaders at the united nations, they have
against the guys? >>jonathan: the hook-handed one eyed clerik is accused of aiding al qaeda and be part of a terrorist kidnapping in yemen that led to the death of an american and free british and accused of trying to open a training camp for militants while two others are accused of trying to recruit funds and fighters for terrorist camps in afghanistan. two more are accused of having a role if the 1998 bombings of u.s. embassies in both nairobi and tanzania. a spokesman would say little about the charges but welcomed the extradition. >> we are pleased that the u.k. judicial authorities approved the extraditions of the individuals to the united states and face prosecution in the u.s. courts on terrorism charges. indeed, the individuals are being transferred to the united states. >>jonathan: is the end of one long chapter in trying to get the guys and the beginning of another. >>trace: what is the next chapter? what happens next? >>jonathan: the five have to be brought here to the united states. we have some indication that is already underway. they are being transferred, according to o
the way. >> kelly: jonathan helped to organize the faith leaders policy summit recently held in atlanta, georgia. he's urging faith leaders and even civil rights leaders in the african-american community to mobilize their churches to help kids, parents, and teachers find solutions to the problems in education. he says, kids must come first. >> we just have a crisis in our country. in our public education system is not doing well by our children, it's going to take an entire community to say enough is enough. >> johnson wants to level the playing field for all children who operate from a disadvantage, something he's too familiar with. >> and i grow up in a poor neighborhood and the only way to make it out of the community is basketball and got a scholarship to uc berkley. >> and he knows competing and winning, as a nba player with the phoenix suns enjoyed 12 years as one of the top players of the game. during his nba career, jonathan launched st. hope, a nonprofit community development organization to revitalize earn city communities in his hometown of sacramento. >> i didn't have any of
the conflict began. "the fox report's" correspondent jonathan hunt life at the united nations for us again tonight. jonathan, the foreign minister's speech must have raised a lot of eyebrows in that place. >> to say the least, shep. it amounted to an argument that syria is involved essentially in a battle for survival of its government. it is a war of self-defense. the country has, in his words, been overrun by terrorists. and they are being aided, abetted, and encouraged by outside forces, including the united states. and the ones who are suffering most, according to the foreign minister, are the government and their representatives. listen. >> syria has lost thousands of marchers from among its military ranks and civilians as a price for its efforts to defend the integrity of the syrian state and its citizens in the face of this global terrorist campaign. >> the syrian foreign minister also said his government remains committed and willing to talk to all the opposition groups in an effort to find a solution. those opposition groups, not surprisingly, dismissed those commence -- comments
are trying to force out their brutal and bloody leader. it's fox top story and jonathan hunt is in it -- on it live at the united nations tonight. do we have any indication of what those rebels, who are opposing rat jesus' name plan to do with that money? >> well, what we are told by 15 million of the 45 million will go towards communication equipment for the rebels. something that the u.s. has previously funded. the other 30 million, according to secretary of state clinton will go toward humanitarian aid. >> as more parts of syria's control slips from the regime, to the opposition, we're supporting civilian opposition groups as they begin providing essential services. reopening schools, rebuilding homes, and the other necessities of life. >> >> of course, what the opposition really wants is action from the united nations security council. but absent still the support of russia and china, that quite simply, shep, is not going to happen. >> shepard: jonathan, what more do we know about the movement of these chemical weapons in syria. >> u.s. officials appear to know very littl
legislation against human trafficking. a new report suggests the stalemate is not purely political. jonathan serrie live in atlanta. what is at stake, jonathan. >> reporter: congressional quarterly reports that much of the standoff is over a disagreement on women's health issues. in the past republicans and democrats were able to achieve consensus on this when they passed this law originally in 2000 and then reauthorized it three times since. it's the trafficking victims protection act. it imposes stiff federal penalties on traffickers and funds perhaps programs to assist police and prosecutors as well as victims. advocates say the law has to be updated every few years to adapt to the changing methods of the traffickers and continue funding efforts to catch them and they their victims. rule vision a christian organization that supports humanitarian projects, including this recovery center for children rescued from trafficking in cambodia is concerned about what will happen if congress fails to act. listen. >> this is going to have a real impact on innocent lives here in the u.s. and across t
of millions of people watching the moderators' every move. "the fox report's" correspondent jonathan hunt is with us. it may be an honor to watch moderate the debates but it's not easy. >> the anchor of pbs has sat in the madder rarts before. but in today's hyperpartisan world where everybody has an opinion facebook mr. lehrer is bound to wake up wake up tomorrow morning finding himself criticized by the left or right or both, our own senior political analyst brit. center of the attention and yet in a sense you don't want to be. you want the candidates to be the superior have to be firm enough and sharp in your questioning enough debate. you have to be careful to not ever cross the line where it looks like you are favoring one candidate over another. i think it's exceedingly challenging. >> challenging indeed. hard to find examples of anybody who has been offered the moderator job, shep and turned it down. >> shepard: you name a topic, can i tell you a complaint. in this we have heard complaints about a lack of diversity among the moderators. >> it's interesting. when you look at the thre
as possible. "the fox report's" correspondent jonathan hunt joining me now. when do we expect to see these guys in court? >> probably as soon as this weekend four all five of them. three in connecticut and two in new york city. we do know they are now on their way to the united states. planes carrying all five took off from middlen hall in the uk just about an hour ago. that is a picture of the convoy carrying al masri to that royal air force base from which they have now left. we expect them to land somewhere around 2:00 a.m. eastern time, harris. >> harris: what are the charges exactly. >> the charges against abu hamza, the one eyed hook handed cleric first he is accused of aiding al al qaeda. accused of being part of a terrorist kidnapping in yemen and training to open this training camp for militants here in the united states. two of the others, the two others will ho will be tried here in new york city are accused of taking part in the bombings of two u.s. embassies. one in insurance buy, kenya, and one in tans knee a the two who will be tried in connecticut are accused of setti
we have jonathan, tracy, todd, jim is here, and joining us this week we have sally cohen. welcome to all of you. jim, i'll start with you. why do you like this two-year
. still at least one key sector is showing signs of improvement. jonathan serrie has that. he is live from atlanta. jonathan? >> reporter: hi, jon. auto manufacturing has certainly become a bright spot in the u.s. economy responding to increased consumer demand. carmakers, both foreign and domestic, are adding literally thousands of jobs to their u.s. plants. in addition to new highs they're also bringing back some experienced workers who were laid off during the recession. although some of these experienced workers may find it's not exactly the same job when it comes to payday. listen. >> the benefits packages have definitely been lower and a lot of those plants are not unionized. so that has been some of the discussion. uaw has been interested in unionizing some of those plants. so far all of them have resisted. >> reporter: even union shops have agreed to lower pay and benefits as part of the restructuring of the big three automakers but the increase in auto manufacturing jobs is expected to have multiplier effect in other parts of the economy. the center for automotive research estimat
. >> jonathan's research based on surveys of thousands of people concluded that most of us choose our political party less on fact and more on which politician seems to be like members of our clan. >> he says conservatives join with people who worry more about foreign threats. liberals are more likely to obsess about the purity of nature. >> may i mideast have more arsenic in my water, mommy? >> these sanctity purity ideas about the environment. >> more salmonella in my cheeseburger, please. >> lots of research shows the subconscious matters more than fact. >> the professor at princeton did a very illoom nateing study. he said pick who looks more confident. >> here's how most people rank them. >> he predicted the outcome of all those races based on which candidate looked more confident. not beautiful, but more confident. 70% of the time the more confident-looking person won the election. >> candidates with more angular faces, as seen here, are seen as more competent. at the face becomes more baby-faced, people say that person looks less competent. >> people make decisions based on looks? >> loo
report correspondent jonathan hunt joins us now. the iranian president accusing the israeli leader of war mongering. what was that all about? >> remember president ahmadinejab spoke at the general assembly last week before the israeli prime minister, netanyahu. this was in a sense, ahmadinejab's response and he responded as he so often does, by hurling insult after insult at the israeli leader and the israel as a country. in general, he mocked that cartoonish-like bomb, as you saw that prime minister netanyahu used as a visual prop in his speech and then mocked israel's threats to attack iran's nuclear facility. listen. >> my war, whoever talks of war is retarded. whoever talks of war is condemned. suddenly their psychological war is undermined, red lines and white line, black line and the like is for children. this is the level of this guy's character. it appeared that his drawing was not good. he got it drawn bay machine. his drawing will get better if he practices more. >> responses we are used to from him. he also went on to say that iran's nuclear ambitions are purely for peaceful pu
be given the opportunity to speak there. >>> joining us is jonathan morris. a lot of hate filled stuff came out of his mouth. the list is long. we don't need to dive in every bit of it. how are we supposed to respond here in united states we practice freedom of religion and we invite here and he is speaking in the middle of manhattan and who is being intolerant? >> freedom of religion and freedom of speech but a difference allowing someone to speak freedom and give their opinion and another is to incite violence. because i have the gift of free speech and freedom, i can't go into a crowded theater and say fire because i'm incited go a dangerous situation, right? what we're seeing here with mahmoud ahmadinejad is insightful, hate filled speech. right? it's not just a question of opinion. what is such a contrast, what is so shocking the united nations was founded in 1946 precisely to make sure that we would never fall into mutual destruction after world war ii. here we have a platform being given to somebody who is called for the destruction of israel. >> alisyn: what are you supposed to do?
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